Decatur Township, Washington County, Ohio


Decatur Township, Washington County, Ohio
Decatur Township, Ohio
—  Township  —
Municipalities and townships of Washington County.
Coordinates: 39°18′47″N 81°46′49″W / 39.31306°N 81.78028°W / 39.31306; -81.78028Coordinates: 39°18′47″N 81°46′49″W / 39.31306°N 81.78028°W / 39.31306; -81.78028
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 – Total 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 – Land 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 1,181
 – Density 33.6/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-21098[2]
GNIS feature ID 1087129[1]

Decatur Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Washington County, Ohio, United States. The 2000 census found 1,181 people in the township.[3]

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Geography

Located in the southwestern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

No municipalities are located in Decatur Township.

Name and history

Statewide, the only other Decatur Township is located in Lawrence County.

Government

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[4] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

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